what should i feed?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by bryan8, Sep 27, 2009.

  1. bryan8

    bryan8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok I have a 2 options for feeding my 4 meatie untill butcher, and i want them to grow the biggest in the shortest amount of time

    Purina flock raiser - 20% pro

    Gamebird start - 28% pro

    What should i use?
     
  2. cassie

    cassie Overrun With Chickens

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    Gamebird. We feed ours turkey feed. I don't know what the protein level is but it is a lot higher than 20%. Our straight run meaties dress out in the 11 to 13 pound range at 10 to 12 weeks. It is a good idea to put something like Broiler Booster available from Murray McMurray in the water. It helps prevent leg and other problems. Also limit the feed to 12 hours on and 12 off starting at about a week of age.
     

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